One of the most beautiful underwater creatures Mother Nature gave us is the clownfish. Most of you will recognise this orange and white striped fish from Finding Nemo, and unless you are the owner of a stone heart, the story of Nemo will get to you. The conclusion after watching Finding Nemo is that there’s a whole other world down there, one most of us will never see with our own eyes, except in underwater themed series, movies or games. The touching story of Nemo could have been the inspiration for Fishy Fortune, but wherever the origin of this progressive video slot comes from, it’s one of the most interesting jackpot games offered by the many Netent Casinos. Even though this game isn’t as popular as for example Mega Fortune and Arabian Nights, it does deserve much more respect. Not because of the design, as it’s quite standard with all sorts of underwater creatures, a treasure chest and shells. And also not because of original features as the Wild, Scatter and Free Spins aren’t that innovative anymore these days. But simply because this video slot offers you a progressive jackpot that can be won by just 1.00, depending on the currency you play with at the Netent Casino of your choice. Where do you find a modern video slot, offering a progressive jackpot that can be won with such a small wager?
As many more video slots like Subtopia, Silent Run, Evolution, Lucky Angler and Pacific Attack, are based on the underwater world, the theme of Fishy Fortune isn’t that original. That doesn’t mean this game isn’t worth playing as I’m sure it is, especially when you are one of the many players who choose to play with small bets. Though I do advise high rollers to find another game to play, as the maximum stake won’t be higher than 1.00. This is due to the 10 bet lines, one level and only one coin value to play with. Looking for higher stakes to bet with, which often results in higher jackpots, I recommend Mega Fortune and Hall of Gods, while Super Lucky Frog and Icy Wonders offer higher bets, higher jackpots but also local jackpots, only won by the players of one Netent Casino.
Fishy Fortune Features
Just like most of the Netent slots, Fishy Fortune contains all standard features such as the Wild, Scatter and Free Spins. There’s no bonus game involved, but the progressive Jackpot does make up for that. As usual the Wild, the treasure chest icon, substitutes for all other symbols, except Scatter and Jackpot symbols, and Wild wins are doubled as well. Five of the Wild icon also pays the largest dedicated prize of 10,000 coins as an extra pay-out.
The Oyster Shell Scatter isn’t only responsible for Scatter wins up to 400x your total stake, it also triggers Free Spins when three or more Scatters appear up to a maximum of 30 Free Spins. As the Free Spins aren’t already very generous, wins obtained from this feature are tripled as well.
The last special feature in Fishy Fortune that has to be mentioned is of course the Rapid Fire Jackpot awarded when five jackpot symbols appear from left to right on an active bet line.
Rapid Fire Jackpot
A Netent video slot can offer two different jackpots, a pooled jackpot and a local jackpot. Both are progressive, which means the jackpot increases when players are betting with real money. A pooled jackpot, also known as a network jackpot, can be attached to dozens of Netent Casinos, the reason why the value of the jackpot increases much faster than a local jackpot. The advantage of a local jackpot like the Rapid Fire Jackpot attached to Fishy Fortune is the chance to win since it’s only you and the other players at the Netent Casino you play, that can win this progressive jackpot. Another good reason to give Fishy Fortune it a try, is the small investment, as only 1.00 is needed to play with the maximum stake and to win the Rapid Fire Jackpot. Ok, you could go for half the stake, but that simply means you will play half the bet lines too. It’s possible though, but I would definitely recommend the maximum amount of bet lines as it will increase your chances to win.